Cave interiors

English name: Cave interiors

Description (English)

The interior part of caves, lacking light, with or without troglobiont or troglophile organisms. Excludes dark underground passages (H1.3).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H1.2
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (H1)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 I15 Natural rock exposure: cave wider
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 3.5 Grottes et cavernes obscures wider
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 1130000 Jaskyna n/a
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 1150000 Sutinov√° jaskyna n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H1.2 Cave interiors same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H1.2 Cave interiors same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H1.2 Cave interiors same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 H1.2 Cave interiors same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H1.2 Cave interiors same
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